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of geosciences at princeton university. he has been studying climate science for three decades now. good morning. thank you for being here. you live in lower manhattan. you saw the storm's devastation first hand. were you surprised by sandy's magnitude? >> well orve, of course, i was surprised. even though i do this kind of work professionally. sandy was not caused by global warming, but it was made worse. believe me, it's no laughing matter. this situation is going to get worse as long as the world continues to warm and the world is going to continue to warm as long as we keep burning primarily coal oil and natural gas for energy. that's putting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. that's pumping up the temperature of the earth and causing the seas to rise. >> let's talk specifically about manmade climate change. how much do you blame that? >> climate change, as i said, didn't cause sandy, but it made it worse. climate changed caused, for instance, the sea level at new york's battery to be a foot higher than it was a century ago. that made the storm surge worse, that increased the flooding of th
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